Starting up your own record label

Starting up your own record label

At Alchemy Accountancy, we work within a lot of creative industries – including music. From freelance musicians to bands to record labels, in today’s internet-heavy world, it’s easier than ever to start creating great music. But how exactly do you start your own...
Why marketing budgets are always first to go in a crisis

Why marketing budgets are always first to go in a crisis

It’s inevitable that in business, some sort of crisis may happen. This could be personal, for example, illness or bereavement, or it could be global – a recession, for instance. Currently, it’s the small matter of a pandemic that’s causing us grief (not that we...
Should you have a niche as a marketing agency?

Should you have a niche as a marketing agency?

It’s nothing new to say that the marketing world is saturated with full-service agencies. Whether you’re a one-person team or a huge, award winning agency, with offices all over the globe, finding a marketing agency that does it all, from SEO to PPC, design to...
What can you do if you become ill as a freelancer?

What can you do if you become ill as a freelancer?

It’s more than likely that you’ll become ill at some point – whether that’s a cold, period pains, mental health concerns, or something else, we’re not immune to illness. Particularly as a freelancer, you may work longer hours or take on more work than you really...